Friday, 19 April 2013

PTU Sweet As Honey

Sweet As Honey was written by me on the 17th April 2013. It is my own idea and creation. Any similarity to any other tag or tutorial is co incidental.

Supplies Needed
Tube of choice. I have used the Fabulous artwork of Danny Lee, available from SATC  HERE
I used a Matching Scrap kit PTU BeeBee by Bibi's collection also from SATC  HERE
Template 33 Honey by me. You can get it  HERE

Filters Used ( Optional )
Xero Radiance
EyeCandy Shadowlab
PhotoEffex Scanlines

Open template, duplicate and close original. Delete credits and background.
In layer palette - Striped Circle. Selections - float and C/Paste paper of choice from kit. I used Paper 1. De float - invert and hit delete. Select none. D/shadow. Delete original layer.

Layer Palette- Black rectangle- Repeat same fill process as for previous layer. I used paper 9 re sized at 70%.

Layer Palette- Yellow Rectangle- Repeat process. I used paper 8 re sized at 70%.

Layer Palette- Grey circle- Repeat Process. I used paper  re sized at 70%. Change blend mode to overlay and merge down with original temp layer. D/Shadow.

Layer Palette- Oval- Repeat process. I used paper 4 re sized at 70%. Change blend mode to Hard light and again merge this layer down with original layer and D/Shadow.

C/Paste Element 6 -Yellow radial. Resize to 80% and move to the bottom of  your layer palette. Use Raster deform tool to position and stretch left and right so it just exceeds the width of the template layers. Apply PhotoEffex Scanlines. Settings I used below.

C/Paste your tube and position in the centre of your tag. Apply Xero- radiance to suit. and drop shadow.
Work desired elements around your tube and drop shadow to your liking. I used...

60 Star Bling. I used  manual colour correction to change from black to yellow. Place to right of image above dark circle. I used raster deform to stretch it the full length of the circle and applied Eye candy-Shadowlab

50 Honeycomb- Re sized to 90 %. Position bottom right of image above tube. Behind word art. Duplicate and re size copy to 80%. Keep the copy above original and move it over to the left a little.

7 Flower- Re sized to 75%. Bottom left of image behind honeycomb and tube layers.

1 Cupcake- Re sized 90%. Bottom left above flower.

10 Jar- Re sized to 50%. Bottom Right above honeycomb.

32 Bee. Bottom right above word art.

2 Lillies- Left of image behind flower and tube layers.

40 Butterfly- Re sized to 40 %. Left of image above flower. duplicate- mirror and place copy higher up the image.

56. Dashed Line. Re sized 80%. Bottom of tag . Positioned in layer palette between the 2 word art layers.

29 Black Sprig. Re sized 40%. Top left of tag . Behind butterfly and lillies.

For The Honey wording. I Filled with paper 3 re sized to 50 %. Change blend mode to hard light. Duplicate and change blend mode on copy to screen, Merge down. Float - Modify- Expand by 2. Add new raster layer and flood fill the selection with black. Select none and merge down and apply  Eye-Candy Shadowlab.

Merge all layers and Crop/resize and sharpen to your liking. Add name and relevant artist copyright and tube licence. Save as Png.

Hope you have enjoyed this tutorial and your pleased with your tag
Sal :)

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